Joseph-Marie Minala, born August 24, 1996, is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays for Italian Serie C Group B club Olbia Calcio 1905 as a midfielder. He was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon, where he began his footballing career.
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Joseph Minala was born and raised in Yaoundé, Cameroon. He grew up with great passion for football and earned the support of his parents.
While growing up in Cameron, Minala started playing football on the streets and took it serious until he earned a youth career at a professional football club.
Joseph Minala started represented amateur team Vigor Perconti which caught the attention of Napoli who became interested in him and offered him a two-month trial.
In 2013, while competing for the area of Lazio in the Trofeo delle Regioni, he was seen by Lazio scouts and in the summer of 2013, he signed with Lazio.
Minala then made headlines at the beginning of 2014 when some people publicly argued his age, however Lazio and the player refuted the allegations.
The Italian FA concluded their inquiry into the allegations in May 2014, verifying the veracity of his age and making the announcement that neither he nor Lazio will face any disciplinary action.
On March 16, 2014, Minala made his debut for Lazio’s senior team as an unused substitute in the game against Cagliari.  On April 6, he replaced Senad Luli for the final 13 minutes of a 2-0 home victory over Sampdoria to make his complete Serie A debut. 
For the 2014–15 season, Minala was loaned to Serie B team Bari on August 25, 2014.
On December 13th, he made his professional debut by replacing Marco Augusto Romizi in the 73rd minute and scoring the game-winning goal in the dying seconds of a victory over Cittadella on the road.
He added two more goals, had two cautions, and two red cards.
Minala participated in Cameroon’s unsuccessful under-23 qualification for the 2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations.
On May 30, 2015, he scored in a 1-1 tie with Sierra Leone, however Cameroon was eliminated in the next round due to away goals.
Joseph Minala Net Worth
Joseph Minala is a Cameronian professional football player who has a net worth of around $1 million.
Joseph Minala is not yet married to anyone at the moment and doesn’t have a girlfriend as he hasn’t flaunt any girl online.
The prolific midfielder is only focusing on his career as a footballer and win silverwares.
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